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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Canon Jenny Wigley, an Anglican priest in Cardiff. Show more
A new report finds the Red Tractor farm assurance scheme is a world leader... but not on animal welfare standards. Show more
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster as another minister resigns amid pressure from MPs for the government to say if it would back a delay to Brexit if Mrs May's deal is rejected. Show more
The historian Professor Margaret MacMillan shares the eight tracks, a book and a luxury she'd want to take with her if cast away on a desert island. Presented by Lauren Laverne. Show more
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Spiritual reflection and prayers on a topical subject, led by the archdeacon of Bangor, Mary Stallard. Show more
How do we bridge the divide between multicultural cities, and what's perceived as the more conservative countryside? Political correspondent Chris Mason challenges the stereotypes. Show more
Early working life. Stephen K Amos's teenage years in 1980s South London. By Jonathan Harvey with Stephen K Amos. From 2017. Show more
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What's it like being the boss of Lidl? Also why old-fashioned typewriters are making a comeback, finding a plaster in your coleslaw and is mindfulness in schools a good thing? Show more
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In contemporary Tehran, old friends piece together the shocking events of their childhood during the Iranian Revolution. Show more
Eric Robson and the panel are in Glasgow. Christine Walkden, Neil Porteus and Bob Flowerdew answer the horticultural questions. Show more
An original short work for radio by Sheena Kalayil, author of The Bureau of Second Chances. Show more
Matthew Bannister on conductor André Previn, publisher John Haynes, spy Tony Mendez and businesswoman Lady Grantchester. Show more
Roger Bolton asks the editorial director of BBC News, Kamal Ahmed, about putting listeners at the heart of Brexit coverage and discusses mixing drama and discussion in Test Case. Show more
Bronagh and Claudine bring dark humour and a lot of love to this conversation about undertakers, headstones and an unexpected letter. Fi Glover presents. Show more
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The government has paid 33 million pounds to Eurotunnel -- after being accused of handing out Brexit ferry contracts in a secretive way.
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches.
Featuring Heidi Regan, Ian Moore, George Fouracres and Jess Robinson.
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Stephen Merchant discusses his new feature film about wrestling, Fighting with My Family. Plus a review of notable new novels. Show more
Jonathan Dimbleby presents topical debate from the Fisher Theatre in Bungay, Suffolk with a panel including Rachel Reeves MP and Liz Truss MP. Show more
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Emma is joined by the Daily Record journalist, Anna Burnside, Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower and Hetta Howes, lecturer in medieval literature at City University, London. Show more
Peers discuss whether suspects should be named in the media before they're charged with a crime. Mark D'Arcy follows the debate and has the rest of the week's news at Westminster. Show more
Sarah and Roy talk teenagers, medication and ADHD. Fi Glover presents another edition of the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. Show more
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Frontline trauma surgeon David Nott reads from his remarkable memoir. Today, finding a place of safety is paramount. Show more
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